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Scientists find new clues that dark matter may be made of dark photons

Scientists find new clues that dark matter may be made of dark photons

2D projection of the cosmic web obtained from a supercomputer simulation. Credit: Dr. Ewald Puchwein and the Sherwood-Relics collaboration Dark matter could be made of ultra-light dark photons that have warmed our universe: this is a new scenario proposed in a study recently published in Physical examination letters. This hypothesis, the authors say, is in …

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Drought, fires, floods and storms are ravaging Australia. Where can we find hope and connection? | Arnagretta Hunter

Oe are at the start of a few crazy decades. An unprecedented century. “Rising extreme weather events” – a prediction made by climatologists over the past few decades, is now playing out before us. Drought, fires, floods and storms are increasingly severe, with devastating consequences around the world. The language of 1.5-2C global warming does …

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How daredevil drones find nearly extinct plants hidden in cliffs

How daredevil drones find nearly extinct plants hidden in cliffs

Dec 10 (Reuters) – Ben Nyberg stood on a sharp ridge along Hawaii’s Na Pali coast, his eyes scanning the leafy nooks of nearby red rock ridges. It was quiet, save for the faint hum of a drone flying among flocks of curious white-tailed tropicbirds. Nyberg aimed the drone closer to the opposite ridge, scanning …

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Researchers find repeated genetic duplications and genetic diversification in protein kinase R in mouse-eared bats

Researchers find repeated genetic duplications and genetic diversification in protein kinase R in mouse-eared bats

1) for each codon (X axis). Red bars indicate sites with a BEB > 0.95. The numbers in parentheses represent the total number of species analyzed. Viral antagonists: herpes virus US11, influenza A virus (IAV) NS1A, poxvirus E3 and K3 (green striped boxes), hepatitis C virus (HCV) NS5A and human immunodeficiency virus Tat, which interact …

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Here are the places where you'll find the wildest turkeys on Staten Island

Here are the places where you’ll find the wildest turkeys on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Turkeys seem to be everywhere on Staten Island – and we’re not talking about the ones on the tables at your Thanksgiving feasts. Wild turkeys found on Staten Island are nothing new. Despite attempts by local authorities to rid the island of them, it appears that the island’s herd is increasing …

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